While your friend was away on vacation, you stayed in his apartment. While you were there, you dropped an expensive bowl and broke it. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter - explain what happened, - apologise for the accident, - tell your friend what you plan to do about the bowl.

Dear Clara, Hope you are enjoying your vacation. Convey my regards to your parents. I am writing
letter to apprise you that accidentally I dropped your expensive bowl and got broken.
week when I was cooking my breakfast in the kitchen, for making the pasta I was looking for the oregano leaves in your cupboard. I have seen the container kept on the shelf on top of the cooking range. When I was trying to take the bottle, the bowl placed beside it got dropped and chipped into pieces. I know it is expensive and one of your favourite bowls. I remember you told me you bought it from Italy on your
visit. I am really sorry for the inconvenience caused by
. One of my friends is studying in Italy,
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I shared with him a similar photo of a bowl taken from the internet. He assured me that it will be available in the local shops where he can buy it and bring it with him
month while he is coming for his vacation. Again, please understand that it is caused by an accident and I will be more careful hereafter with the stuff at your home. Thanks for your understanding. Best Wishes, Maria
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